When did Apple last update their Al keyboards?

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  1. sundayx macrumors member

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    Different regions have different keyboard layouts. That pictured keyboard is likely from a different region.
     
  3. Canadian Bacon macrumors regular

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    Same as mine

    I have a German keyboard (2009) and mine looks the same, just in German.
     
  4. aristobrat macrumors G4

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    Yeah, it has a ₤ key to the bottom left of the Return key.
     
  5. Veinticinco macrumors 6502a

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    Only this....

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  6. Cromulent macrumors 603

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    The British keyboard does not have the £ sign there. The £ sign on the British keyboard is Shift + 3.
     
  7. Veinticinco macrumors 6502a

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    And whilst you're pinching yourself, you should also know us Brits also don't have the word 'shift' on our shift keys (just a nice double arrow), or the word 'command' (just the symbol) or the word 'option' (still the same old 'alt' and symbol), not to mention we have that oh-so-quaint £ key, that weirdly derivative € key, and the piece de resistance.....the inverted L-shaped 'enter/return' key (yes you guessed it, it doesn't even say enter/return on it, just - what else? - another arrow symbol!

    p.s. we also drive on the left just to confuse everyone else (aside from the Japanese and few ex-colonies)
     
  8. Veinticinco macrumors 6502a

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    Well I'm looking at my British Alu k/b right now and it's there alright - above the 3 is the standard place but it also has one here, one assumes, due to the proximity of the number pad.

    *edit* Oops forgot to say I remember I didn't get my k/b in the UK as such, picked up from my employer's Amsterdam office - but it does have the £ sign there, and symbol-wise looks almost identical to my UK wireless alu k/b in every other way.
     
  9. Cromulent macrumors 603

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    Odd because I have a British keyboard sitting in front of me that does not have one there. So I guess they did update it at some point.
     
  10. sundayx thread starter macrumors member

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    I'm in Hong Kong, driving on the left is natural here. :D

    But why the different layouts and texts and arrows and stuff all over the place?
     
  11. OllyW Moderator

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    It's not a British keyboard.

    If you look on the Flickr link it references this thread and says it's a Swiss keyboard. :)
     
  12. Veinticinco macrumors 6502a

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    As I said, ex-colonies ;) As for why the RoW outside of Europe doesn't have these arrows, preferring words, I have no idea.


    Ah that'll be it then, seems typical what with the French and their AZERTY k/b's, the Scandi's with their ø's and å's all over the place, this entire argument is all down those pesky Swiss :p
     

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